Issue with my Electrics on my '81 Vette..

crigglybits
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Asked by crigglybits Jan 10, 2013 at 02:31 AM about the 1981 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

G'day. When my headlights are turned on, my newly installed radio goes dead. It comes on
again fine when the H/lights are not operating!!   Also, I have slow indicators on the Drivers side
in comparison to the passenger side?!!  Are these both voltage problems?

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tenspeed
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Sounds like some wrong wires were used during the radio install.

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crigglybits
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Thx tenspeed...a backyarder installed the radio..will speak to an auto electrician.,

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